Today, I learned something that I wish I would have learned 12 years ago, when my little girl was a little girl. Today I learned how to make my own hair bows.
Seamus helped me.
Pick a ribbon and sew it.
Then, loop a ribbon around the center
and sew it.
I liked this one too.
Then, you could hot glue it to
a plain old hair clip like this
Or you could just slip
a bobby pin in the back
and put it on your pretty
who still lets you
because the dog is hiding.
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PS If you liked this one, check
out the other diy ribbons and bows here.
Between our message boards, our meal planner and various calendars around our house, we use dry-erase markers a lot. When I saw this pin, I knew it was for us. Y’all, this is EASY.
Here are a few of our markers.
I bought these cute little pom poms
at my local male-named craft store.
the glue gun.
I opted for the black pom poms
rather than cute colors
because I knew that after
a few uses, those cute colors
wouldn’t look so cute anymore.
There’s someone who always looks cute
He’s already working on tomorrow’s pin.
There are only 10 more.
The girls cut the boxes
While “The Boss” worked intently with Play Doh
They traced and cut construction paper
for the inside of the journals.
Then, they sewed buttons on the front.
We deviated from the original plan
in that we tied yarn around the button
instead of sewing directly with the yarn.
Here is Twinkle Toes showing off her button and yarn.
Sewing the inside seam is a task not
for the faint of heart,
We used various decorative tape
and stamps on the outside.
Here’s the one we made for their
Overall, a fun project
with really great company.
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We found this wonderful pin here.
We found white t-shirts to practice on in 007’s closet.
We placed a cup underneath the shirt and
secured it with a rubber band.
We also placed some cardboard in between
the front and back of the shirt.
We made a shape with a Sharpie
and then we sprayed it with
It was fun watching the ink spread.
The ears were my favorite.
We’ll pop it in the dryer to set the ink
and then, as legend has it,
it will not run when it is washed.
Fun, quick and easy: I liked this craft.
I bet we can do some other fun shapes, too. 🙂